Monthly Archives: November 2009

Someone I Can Relate To

Not that I dislike the beach, but I just like the way this guy Phillip Lopate thinks: “The prospect of a long day at the beach makes me panic. There is no harder work I can think of than taking … Continue reading

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Charcuterie Makes Me Face My Fears

There are few things that cause me as much anxiety as the farmer’s market. Waiting in line anywhere makes me nervous, especially in places where the rules are unclear. Don’t get me wrong, I love what the farmer’s market stands … Continue reading

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Sad, Shocking News

If you’re a reader of this blog, you may be shocked to learn that San Francisco’s premium luxury hotel has recently closed its doors.

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Austin, You Are Wearing Me Down

It’s high allergy season here in Austin, and it’s making me miserable. I find myself thinking about the east coast a lot. I think about November days when it doesn’t get up to 80 degrees. I think about being able … Continue reading

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